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POSTED February 2, 2018

A WRINKLE IN TIME: A Producer's Perspective with Catherine Hand

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, 6:30-8:30 pm, 

Discovery Communications, 1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD

$60 General Public - Seating is limited, preregistration required.    

More info and register here: http://bit.ly/2n8qoJM

 

POSTED February 2, 2018

Directing HOMELAND with Lesli Linka Glatter     

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm, 

George Mason University Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 

$50 General Public Discount available, see above

More info and registration here: http://bit.ly/2Fr8V6O 

 

POSTED February 2, 2018

 "ATOMIC HOMEFRONT" screens at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Main Auditorium, in Annapolis on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 4 pm. Director Rebecca Cammisa will be at the screening for a Q&A session after the film. The monthly screenings are made possible through a new partnership between the Annapolis Film Festival and the Goldstein-Cunitz Center for Film & New Media at Maryland Hall. Doors open at 3pm. Buy Tickets in advance at http://annapolisfilmfestival.com for $13/adult or $10/seniors and students with ID.


POSTED February 2, 2018

WIFV February Events

Narrative Directors Roundtable – Monday, February 5, 218 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Interface Media Group, 1233 20th Street NW, Washington D.C.

How do you tell a story in just 90 seconds?  Join the Narrative Directors Roundtable and learn some tips and tricks from Zahra Shahhatami. William R. Coughlan will be screening three of his award-winning shorts and share his experiences in making them.

Free WIFV Members | $10 General Public

Register here

Weds One: Web Series – Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Interface Media Group, 1233 20th Street NW, Washington D.C.

Issa Rae did it! There are festivals that celebrate this new platform for content - web series! A wave of shows that cover anything from being a mom to navigating a local neighborhood, the popularity and quality of web series is increasing. How can you get involved? Where can you find them? What's the best way to make money? Will you be the next web star that gets a big break? Our panel will discuss how they got started, what's new on the web series arena, and how to make a career in this platform.

$15 WIFV Members | $30 General Public

Register here

WIFV Networking Happy Hour – Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thunder Grill (at Union Station), 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington D.C.

Join WIFV at Thunder Grill (at Union Station) for a Networking Happy Hour!  You're in for an evening of meeting new people, making connections, and getting inspired by the WIFV community. Light refreshments will be provided. Drinks are happy hour price from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm, so make sure you to get there early.

Free for all to attend. Buy your own drinks.

Register here

Producing A WRINKLE IN TIME – Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Discovery Communications Building, 1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD

WIFV is excited to have an evening with Catherine Hand, producer of A WRINKLE IN TIME to share with us her 30-year journey to bring this beloved novel to the big screen.  She'll also give us insights into the production of what is anticipated to be one of the largest grossing films of 2018. Catherine Hand's journey with A WRINKLE IN TIME began when she first read the beloved novel as a young girl, dreaming of one day making it into a major motion picture. Years later, Hand met Madeleine L'Engle, establishing a lifelong friendship and earning L'Engle's trust as a steward for the film adaptation - an odyssey of perseverance spanning over three decades.

$30 for WIFV Executive and Corporate Members | $40 for WIFV Professional and Student Members | $60 for general public

Register here

Editors Roundtable – Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

GoodFight Media, 500 Pennsylvania Avenue NE, Washington D.C.

The Editors Roundtables are open to the general public. They provide an opportunity for editors and those who are interested in working with editors to network and learn about strengthening their skills. In February come and meet the members of GoodFightMedia, a group doing some really engaging doc work. We will watch a bit of their work, which includes fascinating sports mini-docs and series such as I Am Yupik and Run, Mama, Run. We will also chat with the founders about their interesting delivery system - webisodes for ESPN! 

Free WIFV Members | $10 General Public

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Directing HOMELAND: Meet Lesli Linka Glatter – Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Founders Hall (George Mason University) Room 134, 3351 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA

Lesli Linka Glatter, director of the Showtime drama HOMELAND, will join WIFV and FAVS/George Mason on Saturday, February 17 at 4:00 pm to discuss her television/film career and what she sees as the future of storytelling.  Of special interest will be her insights into filming the 7th season of HOMELAND in Virginia.  This is your chance to meet a ground-breaking director and ask her your questions about she manages to bring such compelling stories to audiences when she may be directing one episode or an entire season.

In addition to HOMELAND her television work includes THE NEWSROOM, THE WALKING DEAD, JUSTIFIED, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, NASHVILLE, BOSS, TRUE BLOOD, MAD MEN, THE GOOD WIFE, WEEDS, HOUSE, HEROES, THE WEST WING, NYPD BLUE, ER, and FREAKS AND GEEKS, just to name a few shows! 

$20 for WIFV Executive and Corporate Members | $30 for WIFV Professional and Student Members | $50 for general public

Register here

Animators Roundtable – Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Pixeldust Studios, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD

Pixeldust will host the February meeting at their studios in Bethesda.  Join us and learn more about their work space and their productions.  They recently completed the documentary series ANCIENT EARTH on CuriosityStream.  Their animated film brings to life some of the creatures that once lived, but were wiped out during the worst mass extinction events.  They will talk about their work with scientists and educators for which they were recently mentioned in Animation Magazine.

Free WIFV Members | $10 General Public

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Screenwriters Roundtable – Monday, February 26, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Interface Media Group, 1233 20th Street NW, Washington D.C.

The February meeting will be a first five pages meeting! A call for entries will be announced to the Screenwriters Roundtable listserv about a week before the event. If you wish to be added to the Screenwriters Roundtable listserv, please contact our office at 202-429-9438.

Free WIFV Members | $10 General Public

Register here

Coffee & Conversations – Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Nancy's at SNAC, 131 West North Street, Baltimore, MD

Melissa Houghton, Executive Director of WIFV, will be in coffee shops around the region to meet with WIFV Members and the public.

Free for all to attend, buy your own coffee.

Register here



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